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  1. Sport - Hong Kong

    Ambitious Kitchee out to become a force in Asia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:17pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Kitchee aim to become a force to be reckoned with in Asia with their new head coach Jose Molina scheduled to arrive in time for the opening of their new training centre later this year. ... the new coach," said Ng. "I have seen his coaching methods and was very impressed. His arrival will not only help build our first team to play in the highest level in Asia, but also set ...

  2. Sport - China

    Miguel Angel Jimenez and Thongchai Jaidee to join Ernie Els at Macau Open

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:00pm

    ... between them and captained their respective continents to a dramatic tie at the inaugural EurAsia Cup in Malaysia this year. I love playing in Asia and I've enjoyed great success in the region Miguel Angel Jimenez  In May, Jimenez claimed his national Open, the Open de Espana, for the first time in 27 attempts. He said: "I love playing in Asia and I've enjoyed great ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: For the Hong Kong Sixes, the end seems nigh

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 12:57am by Alvin Sallay

    ... even. In the past, when the Sixes had two blue-chip sponsors like Cathay Pacific and Standard Chartered, the total sponsorship was around HK$6 million, allowing the event to put up a healthy ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Loud and proud, outgoing chairman Gregory lets his actions do the talking

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 12:48am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in changing attitudes. The successes of the men's sevens team in Asia – they were crowned champions in 2012 – has resulted in the sport earning its place at the Hong Kong Sports Institute. Now, ... booking a berth in the 2015 World Cup repêchage for the first time. They will travel to Montevideo early next month to take on Uruguay. Hong Kong are ranked second in Asia behind Japan and hold ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Green light for Asian team in Super Rugby

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:50pm by AP

    ... the competition from its existing 15 teams to 17 in 2016 by adding Argentina’s first team and a sixth from South Africa, and an Asian team has now received the green light. “Asia is a region that has been ... Peters. Asia is a region that has been the focus of considerable investment by the IRB in recent years and is a strategically sound location for the evolution of Super Rugby Sanzar chief executive ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Clubs set for ‘field day’ as King’s Park gets a makeover

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 08:56pm by Robbie McRobbie

    ... for the whole community. While replacing the 3G artificial turf pitches is a pricey undertaking, for the union it represents another investment of profits from the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - ASIA

    Sheikh Salman reveals AFC re-election bid to restore region's reputation

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:53pm by AFP

    ... along with Asia's Fifa vice-presidency, after he won an agreement to merge the two powerful posts at an extraordinary AFC congress last month. "Essentially we are working as one ... to increase Asia's World Cup allocation of four places plus a fifth available through a play-off. The AFC's 46 members give it a strong voice within Fifa, while the region's population ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Hong Kong issue 'SOS' to keep women's windsurfing in Asian Games

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:54pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... windsurfing in Games The Hong Kong Windsurfing Association is sending an "SOS" to its Asia counterparts to save the women's RSX event at the Asian Games. Four windsurfing events ... high," said HKWA executive director Dennis Chan Wai-keung. "In Asia, only a few nations have made good progress in the class, particularly in the women's. Many countries think ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Gary Moore brings his Asian adventure to an end

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 09:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Former champion jockey reflects on a roller-coaster career in Asia as he prepares to return to Sydney Green grass of home August 1, the horse's birthday in Australia, in China's year of the horse, seems the perfect time for Gary Moore to close the book on what has been a wildly successful and equally colourful career in Asia, open ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong takes centre stage as first in new 'F1 series' for swimmers

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:59pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... America, Asia and Europe, and includes the iconic aQuellé Midmar Mile in South Africa and the Waikiki Roughwater swim in Hawaii. "The Five", a 5km swim from Stanley to Repulse Bay ...




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